Sheffield United: Long earns England call

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George Long, the Sheffield United goalkeeper, has been named in the England under-21 squad which entertains Scotland at Bramall Lane next week.

Long is one of eight new faces selected by Roy Hodgson for Tuesday’s contest with Sporting Lisbon’s Eric Dier, Watford’s Jonathan Bond and Jesse Lingard of Manchester United also set to take part.

Former Sheffield Wednesday loanee Ross Barkley has been recalled two years after making his last appearance for the Young Lions.

Thomas Ince, Jonjo Shelvey, Nathaniel Chalobah and Connor Wickham also feature in the 25 strong party.

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